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The E-mail Express: Using Your Address Book
So you've decided to abandon snail mail and hop on the e-mail express. In the previous article, you learned the basics - how e-mail works, how to address a letter, sending, receiving and forwarding. In this article, you'll go to the next level and learn to work with your Address Book to send mail to individuals and groups.
What's an Address Book?
Your Address Book is where you store the names, addresses and other personal details of people you commonly correspond with. When Outlook Express is open, you can see the names of people in your Address Book in the Contacts section at the bottom left corner of your screen.
How do I add contacts to my Address Book?
You can add people (or Contacts) to your Address Book in several ways:
2. AUTOMATICALLY WHEN YOU REPLY: When someone sends you an e-mail, and you reply, Outlook Express can add that person to your Address Book automatically. You can set up this feature in the program's options. Here's how you do it:
3. USING THE RIGHT-HAND MOUSE BUTTON: The final way to add a contact is by using the RIGHT BUTTON of your mouse. The left button is the one you usually use when you click your mouse. But the right button is very powerful-and its function changes depending on what program you are using. Here's how it can help you add a contact to your Address Book:
How can I use my Contacts to send e-mail to individuals and groups?
Click here to find out.